Microsoft position on online access to Office 365

Microsoft position on online access to Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is a collection of cloud based services that work together to increase productivity through collaboration. Office 365 can be accessed through a web browser or mobile device to access your email, calendaring, contacts and tasks. You can also work with attachments through online versions of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

But what browser provides the best experience with Office 365? Microsoft provides guidance depending on the device you are using.

Office 365 Outlook Web Access

For Office 365 accessed through Outlook Web Access (OWA), Microsoft’s statement of support is that the latest versions of Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari should all designed to work with OWA.

See: https://products.office.com/en-US/office-system-requirements?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US#Browsers-section

 

Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote)

To work within the online version of Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote Microsoft offers guidance on how to get the best experience depending on the device that you are using (Desktop/laptop, Tablets, and Smart Phones).

See: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Office-Online-browser-support-AD1303E0-A318-47AA-B409-D3A5EB44E452

 

Office 365 Mobile Access

Office 365 is designed to work best with mobile devices using Microsoft’s Office applications. Microsoft provides versions for Windows, Android and IOS. Microsoft supported mobile browsers are also supported.

See: https://products.office.com/en-US/office-system-requirements?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US#Mobile-devices-section